Martin Scorsese

Why excessive swearing is essential to Martin Scorsese’s The Departed

By Susannah Goldsbrough

Foul language and filthy humour characterise the cruel, cynical world of this hardboiled Boston-set crime-drama.

Brendan Fraser has joined the cast of Martin Scorsese’s upcoming western

By Charles Bramesco

As well as Killers of the Flower Moon, he’s booked a role in the new film from Palm Springs director Max Barbakow.

Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader are making a series about Christianity

By Charles Bramesco

The “three-year” series will dramatise the little-adapted ‘Apocrypha’, the excised sections of the Bible.

Check out these rare photos from the making of Raging Bull

By Jay Glennie

A new book collects a wealth of archive material from Martin Scorsese’s 1980 masterpiece.

Jesse Plemons joins Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon

By Charles Bramesco

He’s poised to take over the lead role from Leonardo DiCaprio in the director’s 1920s crime western.

Pretend It’s a City is a wry love letter to pre-pandemic New York

By Madeleine Seidel

Fran Lebowitz and Martin Scorsese sit down for a chat about all things NYC in this engaging Netflix docuseries.

The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 50-26

By Little White Lies

Our noughties ranking reaches the midway point, as Amélie, Oldboy and Spider-Man 2 all make the cut.

My Comfort Blanket Movie: Goodfellas

By Christina Newland

Christina Newland takes solace in Martin Scorsese’s brutally violent, blackly comic mob classic.

A new Martin Scorsese short film is airing this week

By Charles Bramesco

The director has been processing the pandemic through the lens of classic cinema.

Watch: Closing the Door on the Gangster Genre

By Luís Azevedo

Is the American mobster movie destined to go the same way as the western?

David Squires on… The Irishman’s meeting scene

By Little White Lies

Cartoonist David Squires reimagines Martin Scorsese’s mob epic with a social distancing twist.

Martin Scorsese is tackling the western genre with his next film

By Charles Bramesco

The director’s forthcoming Killers of the Flower Moon is finally taking shape.

Why filmmakers can’t resist the lure of lighthouses

By Natalie Stendall

From Shutter Island to The Lighthouse, these remote structures are soaked in mystery and symbolic meaning.

Directors are uniting against the scourge of motion-smoothing

By Charles Bramesco

Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan are backing a new setting called “Filmmaker Mode”.

The 30 best films of 2019

By Little White Lies

Counting down our favourite feature-length releases from the past 12 months.

De Niro and Pacino on The Irishman and the gangsterization of US politics

By Christina Newland

Face to face with two of the greatest actors of their generation, together in Martin Scorsese’s magisterial mob drama.

The Irishman

By Adam Woodward

A de-aged Robert De Niro takes centre stage in Martin Scorsese’s muscular, melancholy mob drama.

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